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Solar power boosts food production & fights poverty

We all know that solar power offers myriad health and environmental benefits over traditional energy sources — including reduced emissions and improved air quality — but the social benefits it offers are perhaps less well known....

  • June 2016

Solar and wind energy create economic value

During the fourth meeting of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM 4), international representatives explored resource assessment and value creation opportunities for solar and wind energy at a workshop co-organised by the International Renewable Energy...

  • May 2013

IRENA encourages business-driven solutions to promote rural electrification

On November 30th and December 1st, 2011, IRENA’s Policy Advice and Capacity Building Directorate hosted a two-day practitioners’ meeting at the prestigious Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, India.

  • December 2011

IRENA at Direc

October 27th to 29th, 2010 From October 27th to October 29th, New Delhi will host the 4th International Renewable Energy Conference. IRENA will hold two official side events for that Conference.

  • October 2010

India ratified the IRENA Statute

Berlin, Germany - On 04 May 2010, India ratified the IRENA Statute.

  • May 2010

Hélène Pelosse in India

IRENA’s Interim Director General meets with the Minister for Renewable Energy and Chair of the IPCC, Rajendra K. Pachauri, and other stakeholders

  • September 2009

India becomes 77th Member

Ambassador Meera Shankar signed the Statute on 17 March 2009

  • March 2009

Renewable Energy Can Fuel India’s Economic Growth, Says IRENA Director-General

Scaling up renewable energy in India is the topic of the day as government officials, investors, and energy industry leaders gather in New Delhi, India to attend RE-Invest, the First Renewable Energy Global Investors’ Meet & Expo.

  • February 2015